||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (October 2014)|
A bacon, egg & cheese McGriddles
|Nutritional value per 1 sandwich (173 g)|
|Energy||420 kcal (1,800 kJ)|
48 g (16%)
|Dietary fiber||2 g (8%)|
19 g (29%)
|Saturated||8 g (39%)|
|Vitamin A equiv.||
|Energy from fat||170 kcal (710 kJ)|
|Cholesterol||240 mg (80%)|
May vary outside US market.
|Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: www.mcdonalds.com (PDF)
The McGriddles is a breakfast sandwich sold by the international fast-food restaurant chain McDonald's. Introduced in 2003, it is available in the following markets American, Turkish, Canadian, Polish, Japanese, Guatemalan, Mexican, the Philippines, and New Zealand (for a limited time).
The "standard" McGriddles sandwich consists of bacon, egg and American cheese served on a small pancake made with maple flavoring. Both the top and bottom griddle cakes are embossed with the McDonald's logo.
- Sausage, egg and cheese
- Bacon, egg, and cheese
- Scrapple, egg and cheese (served in the Philadelphia region)
- Spam, egg and cheese (served only in Hawaii as a promotional item)
- Chicken and cheese (served in the Southeastern United States)
This product was mentioned at the end of Super Size Me, along with McDonald's promoted healthy options.
McDonald's joined right in, sponsoring events that showed how health conscious they had become and creating a new line of premium salads. At the same time, however, they also masterminded one of their fattest sandwiches to date: The McGriddle, a pancake-wrapped creation that won my heart in Texas, but can pack as much fat as a Big Mac, and have more sugar than a pack of McDonald's cookies.— Morgan Spurlock, Super Size Me
- Moskin, Julia. The Breakfast Wars. The New York Times. 10 January 2007. D1.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to McGriddle.|
- McDonald's USA Nutrition Facts
- X-Entertainment article on McGriddles
- July 2, 2003 Flak Magazine on McGriddles